Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o named the most beautiful

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:15 PM PDT

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been named People magazine's Most Beautiful woman. The 31-year-old, who won an Oscar for her role as the slave Patsey in Steve McQueen's “12 Years a Slave“, recently landed a contract with Lancome Paris. It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the […]

Erotic thriller ‘Mastram’ trailer closes 17 lakh hits on YouTube

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:03 PM PDT

The fate of erotic thriller “Mastram” will be decided May 9, but its trailer, interspersed with a writer’s quest, adult content and adages like “the secret folder of your computer coming in the form of a feature film“, has got an overwhelming response on the internet. Released Feb 14, the trailer from the Akhilesh Jaiswal […]

Nargis Fakhri, John Abraham encourage people to Live with Fire

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:49 AM PDT

John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri, along with Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, have come together in a new campaign – Live with Fire – to encourage people to stay fit. Fitness brand Reebok India announced the launch of its new campaign titled ‘Live with Fire‘ Wednesday. It features Dhoni, Nargis and John and the […]

Ranveer Singh urges people to try ‘the Rex’ dance move

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:25 AM PDT

Ranveer Singh, who has done bold scenes in movies like “Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela” and “Band Baaja Baaraat“, is now asking people to try Rex – a unique dance move – and urges the youth to “talk more openly about safe sex by normalising the conversation“. Ranveer, who has been signed as brand ambassador by […]

Priyanka Chopra’s new single ‘I can’t make you love me’ in third spot on Itunes India

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:13 AM PDT

The going is great for actor-singer Priyanka Chopra. She is out with her third solo single “I can’t make you love me“, which made it to the No.3 spot on Itunes India in less than 24 hours. After the riveting success of “In My City” featuring Will.I.Am and “Exotic” featuring Pitbull, Priyanka has nailed it […]

Sajid Nadiadwala to host big celebration bash to celebrate twin successes of ‘Highway’ and ’2 States’

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:08 AM PDT

Producer Sajid Nadiadwala, who is in Warsaw shooting with Salman Khan for his directorial debut “Kick“, is kicked by the opening reports of his new production “2 States“. He now plans a very big celebration bash for the twin successes this year of his “Highway” and “2 States“. Speaking from Warsaw, Sajid Nadiadwala said: By […]

Monica Dogra roots for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cause with new US short film

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:03 AM PDT

Singer-actress Monica Dogra says that she is in favour of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights and when she was offered a lesbian’s role in American short film “Relapse“, she was thrilled. “Relapse” tells the story of two women in love torn by an illness. Produced by Film Independent in Los Angeles, the film […]

‘Yeh Hai Bakrapur’ a labour of love: Director Janaki Vishwanathan

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 06:59 AM PDT

Janaki Vishwanathan's "Yeh Hai Bakrapur" is soon going to hit the theatres and the director says that the movie involved a lot of hard work, but it's worth it as people have already shown support to the film. Produced by Ramesh Sriivatsava Aruunachalam, the film is slated to release May 9. The film's romantic number […]

I like to surrender to director’s vision: Manav Kaul

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 02:38 AM PDT

Manav Kaul, acclaimed for his roles in films such as “1971” and “Kai Po Che!“, likes to surrender himself to the vision of a director because he feels that it will allow him to experiment and deliver something surprising and new. You can do films with different directors, but you always look for trust and […]

‘The World Before Her’ documentary must be seen across India: Anurag Kashyap

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 02:29 AM PDT

Anurag Kashyap, who is presenting India-born Canadian filmmaker Nisha Pahuja’s documentary “The World Before Her” in India, wishes that the film is watched across the country. There is so much it (‘The World Before Her‘) says and it is very important that it is seen across the country. I wish it is also dubbed in […]

Great to be compared to Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan: Saqib Saleem

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 02:21 AM PDT

Saqib Saleem is just four movies old and people have already started comparing the young actor to superstars like Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan. Saqib is undoubtedly enjoying it. While Aamir played a teacher in “Taare Zameen Par,” SRK essayed the role of a hockey coach in “Chak De India.” And soon, Saqib will […]

Acting in gay-themed movie ‘My Son is Gay’ is no big deal: Anupama Kumar

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 02:14 AM PDT

Anupama Kumar, a well-known southern actress, will be seen in upcoming Hindi independent film “My Son Is Gay” and she wonders why it is a big deal to act in such films. “My Son Is Gay” is about an emotional journey of a mother who finds out that her son is gay. I don’t understand […]

First look launch of Anurag Kashyaps Award Winning Documentary The World Before Her

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:29 PM PDT

Anurag, Pooja Chopra, Nisha Pahuja, Shimit Amin, Abbas Tyrewala, Sandhya Mridul at the First look launch of Anurag Kashyaps Award Winning Documentary The World Before Her in Juhu, Mumbai on 22nd April 2014. Abbas Tyrewala Nisha Pahuja Shimit Amin Pooja Chopra Sandhya Mridul Anurag Kashyap

Shobhaa De and Vishwaveer Singh at Yash Birla’s On A Prayer Book Launch

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:53 PM PDT

Shobhaa De, Yash Birla and Vishwaveer Singh at Yash Birla’s On A Prayer Book Launch in Crossword, Inorbit Mall, Mumbai on 22nd April 2014. Yash Birla Vishwaveer Singh Shobha De

Kangana Ranaut, Sai Kabir at the Interview for Revolver Rani

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:50 PM PDT

Kangana Ranaut, Sai Kabir at the Interview for Revolver Rani in Mumbai on 22nd April 2014. Kangana Ranaut Sai Kabir

Inauguration of 3 Amigos Art Exhibition by Rituparna Sengupta

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:47 PM PDT

Rituparna Sengupta at the Inauguration of 3 Amigos Art Exhibition by Rituparna Sengupta in Nehru Centre, Mumbai on 22nd April 2014. Launch Events Rituparna Sengupta

Kunal Ganjawala Interview for Bhojpuri Film

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:44 PM PDT

Kunal Ganjawala at an Interview for Bhojpuri Film in Mumbai on 22nd April 2014. Launch Events Kunal Ganjawala

Kalki, Malaika, Yami, Riteish at IIFA Day 2 departures

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 09:32 PM PDT

Arunoday Singh, Kalki Koechlin, Malaika Arora Khan, riteish deshmukh, Yami Gautam, Monali Thakur, Manish Malhotra, Pritam Chakraborty, Tusshar Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi at IIFA Day 2 departures in Mumbai Airport on 22nd April 2014. Arunoday Singh Kalki Koechlin Malaika Arora Khan Manish Malhotra Monali Thakur Nikhil Dwivedi Pritam Chakraborty Ritesh Deshmukh Tusshar Kapoor Yami Gautam